The household of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are attempting to get a journey ban in opposition to him lifted in order that he can go overseas for medical therapy, certainly one of his shut aides stated on Friday.
Mr. Sharif, Pakistan’s longest-serving premier, was ousted from his third time period in workplace in 2017 and later imprisoned on corruption costs.
However his well being has deteriorated in jail. Final month, he suffered a minor coronary heart assault, his get together stated, including that he’s affected by an autoimmune blood dysfunction.
Mr. Sharif additionally suffers from hypertension and his kidney features are deteriorating, in response to aides.
His physician has claimed by way of Twitter that Mr. Sharif is “fighting for his life”.
Mr. Sharif has been bailed for well being causes and stays at a hospital within the japanese metropolis of Lahore, however a ban stays in place forbidding him from travelling overseas.
“The family of the former Prime Minister on Thursday formally approached the Interior Ministry asking the government to allow Mr. Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment,” a Sharif aide advised AFP on situation of anonymity.
Inside Ministry officers didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark. A senior authorities official stated the difficulty was being referred to the Cupboard.